We recommend installing the LOCKSS software on a dedicated server or a virtual machine. We provide the LOCKSS software integrated with a Linux installation based on CentOS 5.
LOCKSS was previously provided on an OpenBSD based platform; support for this platform has ceased. LOCKSS is now supported on a Linux based platform. The Stanford LOCKSS staff will help you plan for your Linux installation including data transition and hardware identification. Please contact us.
Installing LOCKSS. We provide a step-by-step installation guide and a customized Linux installation CD that contains everything you need to get started with LOCKSS:
LOCKSS OpenBSD to Linux Content Transition. If you are upgrading your LOCKSS Box from OpenBSD to Linux, you should transfer the content on your OpenBSD box to your new Linux box. You may transition content data using the typical “network” method or the specialized “disk-to-disk” method. The tools for both methods are included on the Transition CD:
Support. If you need assistance at any point with the LOCKSS on Linux installation or LOCKSS OpenBSD to Linux data transition, please contact us.